Trail Condition Reports
Please note that conditions can change rapidly--what
Any and all information regarding the condition of the
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Barker Pass to Tahoe City
Tahoe City to Brockway
Brockway to Mt. Rose
Tahoe Meadows to Spooner
Spooner to Kingsbury North
Kingsbury North to Kingsbury South
Kingsbury South to Big Meadow
Big Meadow to Echo Summit
Echo Lakes to Barker Pass
Brockway to Mt. Rose: (update 10/4/2013) Reported open by thru hikers. Be advised - there are a few sections between Relay Peak and Rose Knob Peak where rocks have slide down the trail and have made travel very difficult for equestrians.
Spooner to Kingsbury North: (update 7/10/13)Reported open by thru hikers.
Kingsbury North to Kingsbury South: (update 7/10/2013) Reported open by thru hikers.
Kingsbury South to Big Meadow: (update 11/19/2013) Gates at Big Meadow Trailhead into the parking and bathroom facilities are open, bathrooms are locked. Gates scheduled to close mid-November. Limited parking is available on the street. Up to five inches of snow on the trail in some places between the trail junction with the Freel Peak Trail and Star Lake.
Big Meadow to Echo Summit: (update 11/19/2013) Gates at Big Meadow Trailhead into the parking and bathroom facilities are open, bathrooms are locked. Gates scheduled to close mid-November. Limited parking is available on the street.
Echo Lakes to Barker Pass: (updated 10/14/2013) There is snow on portions of the trail through Desolation Wilderness. The trail is still fairly easy to follow with the snow.The gate at Bayview campground is closed; limited parking is available for trailusers on hwy 89. As of 10/13/13 both USFS gates on the Barker Pass Road are open and vehicles can drive the entire way to the Barker Pass trailhead. Echo Chalet is closed for the season
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The Tahoe Rim Trail's Trail Conditions page relies on the support of trail users to get the most up to date information. If you have any updates to the information listed above please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here to download the assessment form. Please email completed forms to email@example.com. Information from the USFS regarding gate and road closures can be found here.